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Oracle Linux 8: DNF Update Fails With Error "GPG check FAILED" (Doc ID 2627321.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 8.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

DNF Update fails with the below error:

2018-06-22T14:31:22 DDEBUG Cleaning up.
2018-06-22T14:31:22 INFO The downloaded packages were saved in cache until the next successful transaction.
2018-06-22T14:31:22 INFO You can remove cached packages by executing 'dnf clean packages'.
2018-06-22T14:31:22 SUBDEBUG
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/cli/main.py", line 64, in main
return _main(base, args, cli_class, option_parser_class)
File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/cli/main.py", line 99, in _main
return cli_run(cli, base)
File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/cli/main.py", line 123, in cli_run
ret = resolving(cli, base)
File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/cli/main.py", line 168, in resolving
base.do_transaction(display=displays)
File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/cli/cli.py", line 232, in do_transaction
self.gpgsigcheck(install_pkgs)
File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/dnf/cli/cli.py", line 295, in gpgsigcheck
raise dnf.exceptions.Error(_("GPG check FAILED"))
dnf.exceptions.Error: GPG check FAILED
2018-06-22T14:31:22Z CRITICAL Error: GPG check FAILED

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Cause

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